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If there’s a special place that you hold dear, or you just love the cool cache of naming baby after a legendary locale, then take a trip through these baby names inspired by famous (and not so famous) places.
American: City in Texas
The descendants of the Arcadians settled in Lousiana and became known as Cajuns.
English: From the Afton River
English: My own meadow
Anglo Saxon Origin
English: Old friend, wise friend. Variant of Alvin. A surname derived from Aldwyn. Related to the Alder tree.
English: A variation of Alexandra. Man's defender
Greek: Eternal; a form of Amarantha
African: "Possesses great strength" in African.
Arabic: Variation of Amar, which means "moon" in Arabic.
Amelia is one of those names that just invokes image of romantic far-off places from the 20s. Or a female pilot. Or the constantly...
American: Place name for the United States of America
Latin: derived from the Latin, Americus, in homage to explorer Amerigo Vespucci
Love Ashley, but hate how popular it is? Consider Ansley as a hip alternative. Not only is the name very contemporary sounding...
Latin: Place name referring to ancient country to the southwest of Mesopotamia, which in modern geography would include the Middle...
Greek: A mountainous region of Greece which became a symbol of, and endowed this name with, the virtues of the simplicity and joy...
Don't cry for us, Argentina. Wouldn't that be nice? The name of a South American country, Argentina would be a very unique...
Celtic: Celtic for island of the apples, Avalon is the magical island where the old and the new religions of England meet and overlap...
Swedish: From the brook
English: From the meadow of coarse or bent grass
English: From the beaver stream or meadow
Celtic: From the plain lands
Scottish: Field of battle
English: From the broad meadow; a surname adapted to widespread first name use
English: From the bright town; Brighton is a seaside town in southern England. A surname traditionally used for boys, Brighton name...
No longer just a NYC borough, Brooklyn has become one of the trendiest girl's names out there. Not only is it a place name...
English: Cairo is a place name for the capital of Egypt.
Scottish: From the winding valley; a surname adapted to first name use, and a place name of a section of London.
English: Origin is not entirely clear, but it refers to a town; English surname
English: Child of Carr; a name originally for boys, now used for both genders
Catalina is a modern-sounding alternative to the cool and composed Catherine, of which it's a variant. It's currently at...
Charlotte is the feminine form of Charles and the name of many Queens in history, including wife of King George III of England...